Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-12285

Description

A black and white view of a statue of an undentified Greek or Roman god, reclining across a platform. One elbow is propped on a sphinx and he is holding some wheat in his other hand. Putti are crawling all over his body playfully. It is set against a dark background. Under glass with an off-white mat in a black painted molded wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
allegory (artistic device)
putti (motifs)
wheat straw
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Allegorical Figure
Sphinx
Putti
Wheat
PICTURE, ALLEGORY

Inscription

Labeled on the back is: From Montgomery's Music and Art Store, 6 Pleasant St., Portsmouth, N.H.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

19 x 15.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1568